Madrona and Andújar mountain ranges

Country/territory: Spain

IBA Criteria met: A1, A4ii, B1i, B1iii, B2, C1, C2, C6 (2011)
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Area: 212,300 ha

Protection status:


Site description
A mountainous area in the Sierra Morena. The vegetation comprises Mediterranean scrub, dehesas, Pinus plantations and small areas of cultivation. The main human activities are livestock-farming, game hunting and forestry.

Key biodiversity
This is an important area for breeding raptors

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Madrona and Andújar mountain ranges. Downloaded from on 21/10/2019.